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short history of German place names

Harry Davis

short history of German place names

by Harry Davis

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Published by Atlantik-Brücke in Hamburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Germany -- History.,
  • Germany -- History, Local.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harry Davis.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18189779M

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